Wireless Industry News » Verizon ‘more excited than ever’ about fixed wireless for 5G: CEO
After almost two years of speaking about it publicly, Verizon is still excited about the kinds of fixed wireless services it can offer with 5G.
“I would say if anything, we’re more excited about it,” said Verizon Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam in response to a question during a J.P. Morgan investment conference this week.
Verizon is conducting fixed wireless 5G trials in 11 markets across the country and has been talking about offering an alternative to cable companies, something rival T-Mobile executives have seized on, calling that a boring play for 5G. T-Mobile says it's pursuing a 5G strategy that will blanket the country and offer more exciting mobile use cases, like augmented reality heads-up displays that see everything a person does and provide information back to the person about surrounding people and objects. Read More